ECE Course Syllabus
ECE3400 Course Syllabus
Analog Electronics (3-0-3)
- ECE 3040 [min C]
- Catalog Description
- Analysis and design of electronic circuits and systems. Biasing, small-signal analysis, frequency response, feedback amplifiers, active filters, non-linear op-amp applications, and oscillators.
- Jaeger & Blalock, Microelectronic Circuit Design (5th edition), McGraw-Hill, 2015. ISBN 9780073529608 (required)
- Topical Outline
1. Review a. Small-signal and large-signal models of the diode, the BJT, the JFET, and the MOSFET 2. Single Stage Amplifiers a. BJT and FET single-state amplifiers b. Biasing, voltage gain, input resistance, and output resistance 3. Multi-State Amplifiers a. Differential, cascade, and cascode amplifiers b. Biasing, voltage gain, input resistance, and output resistance 4. Transfer Function Analysis a. First-order low-pass, high-pass, and shelving functions b. Second-order low-pass, band-pass, band-reject, and biquadratic functions c. Bode plots d. Passive single time-constant circuits e. Passive second-order resonant circuits 5. Frequency Response of Amplifiers a. Method of short-circuit time constants for low-frequency analysis of single-stage amplifiers b. High-frequency small-singal device models c. Method of open-circuit time constants for the high-frequency analysis of single-stage amplifiers 6. Active Filters a. Butterworth and Chebyshev filter approximations b. Second-order Sallen-Key and infinite-gain multi-feedback low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, and band-reject filter topologies c. Third-order and higher-order filters 7. Feedback Amplifiers a. Effects of feedback on gain, input resistance, output resistance, noise, distortion, and band-width b. Series-shunt, shunt-shunt, series-series feedback topologies 8. Non-linear Applications of Op-Amps a. Waveshaping circuits b. Precision rectifiers c. Peak detectors. 9. Feedback Oscillators and Function Generator Circuits a. Sinusoidal oscillators b. Bistable multivibrators c. Waveform generators.
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